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Hincapie at Zurich(3 posts)

Hincapie at Zuricheyebob
Aug 29, 2003 6:13 AM
I saw the replay of the Championship of Zurich last night, I saw George riding hard and trying to make a move but then I lost how he got dropped. He looked so strong I can't believe that he just blew. Anyone know what happened? Did he have a mechanical or did he get dropped when Ullrich put the hammer down?

BT
Wasn't that the pattern...Dwayne Barry
Aug 29, 2003 8:22 AM
in all three of the post-Tour WC races from Georgie?

At each one he attacked too early if going for the win, or maybe he was just trying to cause a selection, either way he didn't appear to have the legs when crunch time came and then he finished anonymously several minutes back.
Wasn't that the pattern...atpjunkie
Aug 29, 2003 11:20 AM
course had alot of hills and his attacks caused him to suffer in those final climbs. I thought the one of him and Ullrich would stick but Bettini and Quick Step held most breaks in check. Personally I think George is coming into form with his eyes on the worlds. I think he's just 'testing' his legs and trying to possibly get some WC points.